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NBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
's fall from grace. what jesse jackson jr. admitted to federal investigators. former council member leslie johnson is out of prison. she was released after serving time. her husband is still behind bars. when the two were arrested in 2010, leslie johnson tried to hide tens of thousands of dollars in her underwear and admitted flushing a check down the toilet. she served her sentence in west virginia where martha stewart served. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. reached a plea deal with prosecutors over the misuse of campaign funds. nbc news has learned today that under this deal jackson admits using campaign contributions for his personal use, including the purchase of a $40,000 rolex watch, travel expenses for a friend and furniture for his washington home. his sentence would be decided by a federal judge and could range from probation to prison time. jackson resigned, you'll recall, from congress citing health issues. he represented his district on chicago's south side for 17 years. >>> right now, we are tracking a dangerous storm. meteorologist veronica johnson is up nex
Current
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
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CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 10:00am EST
texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, i have always had such great respect for this distinguished body. the holder and interpreter of democracy. the institution that proudly protects the constitution that was written by those who saw in this land this bright and shining sun, from sea to shining sea, enormous opportunity for freedom. so many people came to this nation and they came in many different ways. we don't carry the way we came into the future as much as the fact that we are grateful of the opportunity that this nation has given us. the nation has been able to turn the tide on embracing democracy in its fullest because of the constitution and the laws because we adhere to the three branches of government. so although my ancestors came to this nation in bondage and lasted for hundreds of years, slavery that has its remnants continuously as we move throughout society. there are now laws that can ensure no matter how you came to this country, n
MSNBC
Feb 23, 2013 11:00am PST
jackson, jr., lived off his campaign war chest. we'll bring you that right after the break. d. now find the most hard core driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis, 6 speed manual, dual exhaust, wide stance, clean lines, have him floor it, spin it, punch it, drift it, put it through its paces, is he ppy? oha, he's happy! male aouncer ] and that's how you test your car for fun. easy. a hairline fracture to the mandible and contusions to the metacarpus. what do you see? um, i see a duck. be more specific. i see the aflac duck. i see the aflac duck out of work and not making any money. i see him moving in with his parents and selling bootleg dvds out of the back of a van. dude, that's your life. remember, aflac will give him cash to help cover his rent, car payments and keep everything as normal as possible. i see lunch. [ monitor beeping ] let's move on. [ male announcer ] find out what a hospital stay could really cost you at aflac.com.
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
in, it's always him going grammy. so yeah, that was the first time. and then seeing michael jackson's thriller, and i think did he win 1 grah2 grammys for album. >> as many as humanly possible. absolutely. >> i remember seeing that and being like whoo. >> and now from a first time grammy award nominee to a two-time grammy award winner, ll cool j is back at the helm of the big show hosting now for a second time. and while music fans, of course, love the show itself, they can't seem to get enough of ll. >> i'm ll cool j. i'm the host of the grammys this year. 55th annual grammys and today, we are actually having a tech run through. a technical run through where we check out all the cues, make sure that the speeches that are notice teleprompter for the various presenters aren't either too long or too short. we have stand-ins up on stage helping us run through it. we just want to make sure that everything's running smoothly. i've been talking to ken ehrlich, the executive producer. he's the little guy over there running. he's walking. he has his back to us. and we've been convert say th
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
congressman blake fairenhold of texas and sheila jackson-lee. good afternoon to both of you and thanks for being with us. congressman fairenhold all buttoned up there. let me start are with you, if coy, congress. what are we expecting from a the house? another group working on this. any idea what tape it will take? >> pretty much unversal agreement in the house that the immigration system is broken. we are trying to find the right solution that everybody can live with. >> and congress woman jackson free, the biggest issue is a path to citizen high pressure and in the timing of that. how do you think it should go in any house version of immigration reform legislation that comes out? >> john, i think we should reflect on our history. if we look at the words of lincoln at the gettysburg address he talked about liberty and the creation of opportunities in democracy and that is all immigrants want. over a decade i have been engaged in the whole issue of comprehensive immigration reform on the immigration subcommittee on judiciary and now the border are security committee. we have to overcom
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 6:00am EST
: hold on, are we talking-- oh, it's multiple choice. >> rick: multiple choice, michael jackson, a, bohn jovi b, and sir george c. >> mike: he wouldn't put him in if he wasn't the winner, i'll go with c. >> alisyn: i'll go michael jackson, the classic. >> tucker: i'm going with bon jovi. >> rick: perfect, it's c. sir george sulty. 31 wins. >> alisyn: what did he do? >> chicago symphony orchestra. >> alisyn: oh, trick question. >> rick: pop music. number two, who is the biggest winner for a female, if a, alis alis alis alisyn kraus, b, whitney houston, or c-- >> c. >> alisyn: c. >> mike: i'm going with a, alisyn krause. >> rick: 27 grammies. >> tucker: who is alisyn. >> rick: a blue grass singerment be good at not a lot of people. the biggest loser, what artist holds the records most grammy nominations without actually winning one. number one, brian mcknight, two, katy perry, or three, murray tina mcbride. >> mike: katie has bent around long. >> tucker: on the principle that the people you don't know i'm going with a. >> mike: brian mcknight has been around. >> tucker: mr. jerrick has it.
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >> after president-elect andrew jackson's wife died in december of 1828, her niece, emily donaldson, assumed the role of first lady. >> emily was perfect. for all the negatives washington had to say about andrew jackson, they loved emily. and she sort of covered everything. she was the women all liked her. and as it happened, the women's opinions meant more than people thought in washington. but she -- emily became the -- his acting first lady. she entertained beautifully. she was polished. some people thought she's from the country. she knew exactly how do things. >> emily donaldson, one of the women who served as first lady in c-span's new series, "first ladies, influence and image. in a first of its kind project tore television, season one begin this is monday, presidents' day, at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> we have had a habit in this country if i may say this now of glossing over presidents. we decided, some people, they are bald eagles and they all have to be treated as if they are symbols of the country. what that means, though, is
CBS
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: scott jackson is hamden's mayor. a lot of your residents are wondering if you could have been better prepared to handle this to help them dig out? >> well, there is a time where as prepared as you are, mother nature deals you a card that you cannot manage. and that is the case with this storm. this is the blizzard of epic proportions, and it's going to take a massive amount of effort to complete the cleanup. >> reporter: the blizzard dumps five inches of snow per hour. one resident set up an outdoor time lapse camera that captured the accumulation. so much snow fell here, 11 of hamden's 15 snowplows got stuck. trucks called payloaders have to remove snow from the roads before the plows can even attempt to clear them. connecticut governor dan malloy visited hamden today to see what the town needed. >> the single greatest challenge is a lack of the heavy equipment, the payloaders that would actually pick up the snow. >> reporter: other connecticut towns have to share those resources. hamden is hoping for equipment from states like new jersey and new york which received nowhere n
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm EST
trip abroad as secretary of state. earlier today, former rep jesse jackson pleaded guilty to using $750 million in campaign money for personal use. an attorney for the former congressman spoke briefly with reporters out of the district court. here's a look. >> obviously this has been a very difficult morning for all of us who care about jesse jackson. it was a morning that had become. those in court saw that he did precisely that. he had to come to terms for conduct for the people that care about him. the process that begins now is about explaining that conduct. the way we will do it, it will not be on the courthouse steps. it will not be on over winfrey, no offense to oprah winfrey. it will be with lawyers, court documents, evidence, witnesses, and arguments. i hope you all respect that. there is reason for optimism. a man that talented and devoted to public service, who has done so much for so many, there will be another chapter in the life of jesse jackson. a chapter for the people that care about us. i will answer a question i have seen many times. the turns out that he had serious
Current
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
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CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
representatives from the lone star state, one of whom, sheila jackson lee, has distinguished herself in many different areas, but has been a thoughtful leader in the area of comprehensive immigration reform and currently the ranking member on the house committee on homeland security subcommittee on border and maritime security. and also is a senior member of the house committee on the judiciary and the important subcommittee on immigration and border security. we are thankful she is a long time champion of a fair and humane immigration system. and i yield the floor to congresswoman sheila jackson lee. ms. jackson lee: i would like to thank the distinguished gentleman from new york and the distinguished the gentleman from nevada. and i particularly want to thank them for hosting this vital discussion, this special order and pay tribute to them for doing a service to the nation. when we speak on the floor of the house and we come from different states, new york, nevada, texas, ohio, i think we have just about covered america. it has an amazing impact on our colleagues and certainly constituent
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
the presidential race. and we have news to report about that race. it's for congressman jesse jackson jr.'s old seat in illinois, which he resigned. it's a heavily democratic district. whoever wins the democratic primary a week from tonight is widely expected to win the seat. that's why at the outset, 17 different democrats said they would like a chance at this one. 17. however, over the weekend that primary field got less crowded in a significant way when illinois state senator toi hutchinson, one of the front-runners, dropped out of the race. the important context here is this. new york city mayor mike bloomberg's superpac has spent $2 million and counting on pro-gun reform ads in this district. on friday, the pac launched this ad, calling out toi hutchinson by name for having an "a" rating with the nra. the other under pressure for the same reasons is debbie halvor son, who also got an "a" rating from the nra. debbie halvorson responded by including gun safety as an issue for her campaign. there it, the second thing on her issues page, gun control and gun safety. debbie halverson also posted
MSNBC
Feb 20, 2013 1:00am PST
. it is for congressman jesse jackson jr.'s seat, where he resigned. whoever wins that primary tonight is widely expected to win the seat. that is why, at the outset, 17 democrats said they would like a chance at the seat. 17, it got less crowded when the illinois state senator, toy -- toi hutchison dropped out of the race, on friday, the pac launched this ad, calling out toi hutchison, due to her rating with the nra. the other frontrunner under pressure from the pac is congresswoman deborah halvorson, who responded to the ads regarding gun safety, there it is the second page, gun control and gun safety. debbie halvorson also looked into the district with the ads against her. lest there is any doubt in the primary, this is the candidate that the super pac endorsed last week. this is who the pac endorsed against the two candidates who had the ratings. look at her website, robin kelly's campaign is centrally, almost totally now about her commitment to leading on gun safety. gun policy is the central point of this race at this point, which is, after all, our first federal race since the shootings since sand
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am PST
, for example in mississippi at the moment, it is a fight over that now one little pink building in jackson, some. . where they're using every single policy they can to close where it will be fashionably illegal to close one. but the other thing for mississippi, for women of color and poor women of disabilities was the ability to in fact have children. to not have the state forcibly and coercefully stair liez them. it was not that there was any win in mississippi. it was when mississippi defeated the personhood amendment because it got women who were interested on ivf and other women interested in the right to choose. i guess, we have already lost roe. we're in a pre-roe world where you can get abortions in other states, in other areas. that was true before roe. so we have lost that. and the real question is whether or not we can develop a more expansive definition of what constitution a reproductive rights movement. >> but it's always been reproductive freedom as a phrase. reproductive always meant the freedom to have children as well as not to have children. the focus, i think, on abortio
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
of severe weather heading to them. tallahassee, florida, have had 5 inches of rain. new orleans, jackson, mississippi. there will be severe weather down there. for us, high pressure likes it out here. 30s 40s to near 50 at half moon bay. it's 50 in san francisco. there's the component of that offshore breeze. the offshore breeze, if you are in the 30s, you have 20s windchill factor. ism saw that in livermore and napa's north fund, that comes off the hills. it's kind of breezy to blustery, but that all goes offshore. that means temperatures warming up. a northeasterly breeze. all put in place. this might be the coolest day of the week. sunny and breezy. cold morning, not for all, but mor most. 60s for many. i think these will be in the 60s. oakland, warming up. 63. same for santa cruz. gilroy is in there. san jose, 61 and 62 half moon bay, 60 san francisco. redwood city. san carlos in there. i'm sure there will be patchy fog but the trend is cooler. >>> we're continues to follow breaking news out of wilmington, delaware, where three people have died in a courthouse shooting. officials see
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
're going to charlie. mississippi, independent line. caller: good morning. i am from jackson, where the capital is. i retired in 2009. it is a good thing. i was a civil servant. now in the state house there is legislation where some young republicans want to phase out our state retirement program for civil servants. house bill 486 allows people to just elect, if they want to contribute to like a personal retirement system instead of state retirement. host: as far as your personal plan, is that grandfathered by these proposals from the legislature? caller: most of the bill has been in committee. they grandfathered me in because they have retired -- because i have retired. the same thing will for the retirement system, it will bleed people also. host: you do not have to mention specifics, but do you receive a monthly benefit, then? >> it is -- caller: it is about $1,300. i have saved up about $30,000. i am set up, in a way. host: are you going to take social security? have you? caller: i am 58, it will be awhile. host: what did you do for the government? caller: i was a librarian. hos
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2013 10:00am EST
of that we will be honoring rosa parks in statuary hall tomorrow. and i would like to thank jesse jackson. without his efforts every single day, every week pushing to have that statue done, it would not be in that hall tomorrow honoring her. i need to give credit. appreciate the moment to say that. i look forward to working with her as we implement the programs' regulations. with that i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentlewoman from michigan. mrs. miller: mr. speaker, first of all i would like to associate myself with the remarks about rosa parks. my ranking member just made. think about one person with that act of courage literally changing the nation. it's a remarkable thing. we were very proud in michigan that she came to be a resident of michigan in her final years where she served, as you can imagine, so extraordinarily well and inspired so many people. certainly entirely appropriate that her statue to her takes place in statuary hall monks presidents and other -- amongst presidents and other national leaders. we are lookin
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
and adviser to jesse jackson. he declared, "i did not run on the basis of race, but i will not run away from it." >> seven years later, ron brown was on a trade mission in croatia when he and 34 other people were killed in a plane crash. >>> today, president obama's looking forward to his state of the union address scheduled for thursday nig tuesday night, but this day in 2007, then senator obama went to springfield, illinois, to make an announcement. >> i stand before you today to announce my candidacy for president of the united states of america. >> reporter: at the state house where abraham lincoln called on a divided nation to unite, obama pledged to bridge a political divide, offering himself as part of a new generation that can build a more hopeful america. >> let's be the generation that makes future generations proud of what we did here. >> thank you. >> reporter: facing a field of political veterans, he played his newcomer status as an asset. >> i know that i haven't spent a lot of time learning the ways of washington. but i've been there long enough to know that the ways of washin
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm EST
american politics." let's hear from jackson, mississippi, jason, republican caller. caller: thank you. there was a couple of really somewhat offensive and i think probably logical fallacies that occurred and i need further explanation so do the listeners. when the claim was state add few moments ago about the title 5 in saying that it's, quote, clearly needed, an example of that, for instance, more than 50% of white voters in mississippi voted for president obama. that's a logical fallacy. the claim doesn't support the supposition. the question would really be, what is the proof then without sort of the biases, the nature of political bias, for these claims. the heritage fellow stated that real claims are against, for instance, alabama, haven't been present or credible. i really don't understand why it's sort of making me feel like i'm listening to a radio show from the 1950's when in fact it was 2013. host: mr. berman for a response. guest: you look for example at a town in mississippi, in 2001 it was a majority black town. but the governing board, the mayor and city council, was all
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
. the clerk: leave of absence requested for mr. culberson of texas for today, and ms. jackson lee of texas for today. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the requests are granted. under the speaker's announced policy of january 3, 2013, the gentleman from arizona, mr. franks, is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the majority leader. mr. franks: i thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, my comments today are heavily contribute to from author of the nature of war, ron tyra. i want to acknowledge him. he's a noted military expert, noted national security expert, and i appreciate so very much his seminal contribution to these comments. mr. speaker, a nuclear iran poses a severe and unfamiliar risk to the united states and its allies. we have to be very careful not to mistakenly assume that a relatively stable balance of deterrence, similar to the nuclear equilibrium between the united states and the soviet union during the cold war can be achieved with iran. a nuclear iran represents a very different type of threat that simply cannot be managed. a nuclear iran would serve to in
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am EST
argued about it. there was a second bank of the united states that was created. andrew jackson basically ended its charter. there's a long history of mistrust in parts of the united states about the central bank and what it does. back in the jefferson and hamilton days, a lot of the farm state bankers did not trust the first bank of the united states. there is a federal reserve board in washington made up of seven governors and chairman who is ben bernanke. then there are 12 regional fed banks. they're all part of this federal reserve system. the regional fed bank, every chartered bank of the united states has to pay in capital to the federal reserve banks and in return they get a dividend. but these are not banks the way we think of commercial banks. the federal reserve bank of new york is not like citigroup out there trying to earn big profits to return to shareholders. their job is to manage the money supply. it is also to be a lender of last resort in a crisis, which is what the federal reserve did in 2007. when there is a run on a bank, when depositors flee the banking system becaus
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
jackson. please stand and be recognized. [applause] i want to turn the podium back over to senator george mitchell. >> years ago, when bob dole, howard baker, tom daschle, and i gathered to establish the bipartisan by -- bipartisan policy center, we were dismayed to the extent to which our political process appeared to be in gridlock as a consequence of excessive partisanship and ideological posturing. that concern is heightened today. i frequently cite the example of the presidential campaign of 1800 when jefferson supporters called president adams a hermaphrodite, lacking, they said, the strength of a man or the gentleness of a woman. supporters said that its jefferson were elected, robbery, rape, and murder would be openly taught and practiced in our country. it was rough and tough when we were there, but it has gotten proper and tupper today. we at the bipartisan policy center believe it is possible that men and women with strongly held different political philosophies can come together in good faith to try and deal in a responsible way through principled compromise with the major pro
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 3:00am PST
. and that was when janet jackson had the wardrobe malfunction. she was doing her little song and dance with justin timberlake at the end he said i'm going to you have naked by the end of this song. rips off what was supposed to be just the black leather part. there is. >> do we have video of that? >> hey, come on, come on. >> but my favorite part of all of this was the fallout from all of it. do you remember? it was nuts. and she only spoke about it one time janet did. she went on oprah and talk about it you know i wear my pasties, it was an accident. she took a lot of the blame for it and justin timberlake didn't take hardly any of the blame for it 50/50, it was partially her and partially me and she got a lot more blame. >> oh, what a boob. >> i liked the fallout. >> let's check in with brian at the super bowl. was it not a wardrobe malfunction? what was your favorite are. >> i think anna should go into more detail about the halftime it was more than your description of the moments from the game. >> true. >> i was there and it actually lasted longer it was kind of interesting. my moment because
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